How to find us

Balliol Road Campus

Hugh Baird College, Balliol Road Campus, Balliol Road, Bootle, Merseyside, L20 7EW.

  • Balliol building: located on the corner of Balliol Road and Stanley Road.
  • Port Academy Liverpool building: located on the corner of Balliol Road and Pembroke Road.
  • L20 building: located on the corner of Stanley Road and Balliol Road.

By train

The Merseyrail Bootle Oriel Road station is only a two minute walk from the Balliol Road Campus. This station is on the Northern Line and offers easy access to the Balliol Road Campus from Liverpool, Crosby, Formby, Southport and other areas. For further information visit the Merseytravel Journey Planner at

By car

Satellite navigation systems (Satnav) – please enter our postcode L20 7EW.

The closest motorway junctions are the M58 1a/ M57 Junction 7 – 3.7 miles (6km). Then follow the A59 towards Liverpool for approximately ten minutes, turning right onto the A5058 at the first roundabout, which leads onto Balliol Road.

By bus

Students can also travel to the Balliol Road Campus on regular bus services from Southport, Formby, Crosby, Old Roan, Maghull, Litherland, Netherton, Litherland, Queens Drive and Liverpool City Centre. For further information visit

  • From Southport: 47, 48, 48a, 300
  • From Formby and Southport: 47, 48, 48a
  • From Crosby: 47, 48, 48a, 54, 62, 62a, 62b
  • From Old Roan and Maghull: 55, 300
  • From Litherland: 53, 53a, 55, 59
  • From Netherton: 52, 52a, 58, 59
  • From Queens Drive: 60, 81
  • From Liverpool City Centre:
    47, 48, 52, 52a, 53, 53a, 54, 55, 55d, 155, 300

South Sefton Campus

Hugh Baird College, South Sefton Campus, Sterrix Lane, Litherland, Liverpool, L30 2DB.

By bus

The 56/56A bus from Liverpool Centre to Netherton runs a half hourly service and stops directly in front of the South Sefton Campus.

By train

There are two Merseyrail stations within a 30 minute walk of the South Sefton Campus. Seaforth & Litherland Station and Aintree Station. There are buses that run from both stations and stop near the college.

By car

The South Sefton Campus is situated just off the A5036 next to Bootle Golf Course and is close to both the M57 and M58. There is a car park available to students.

Thornton College

Thornton College, Edge Lane, Thornton, Liverpool, L23 4TF.

The College is on Edge Lane in Thornton (L23 4TF).